In the Winter Dark

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Penguin Books, 1998 - Country life - 132 pages
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Night falls. In a lonely valley called the Sink, four people prepare for a quiet evening. Then in his orchard, Murray Jaccob sees a moving shadow. Across the swamp, his neighbour Ronnie watches her lover leave and feels her baby roll inside her. And on the verandah of the Stubbses' house, a small dog is torn screaming from its leash by something unseen. Nothing will ever be the same again.

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User Review  - andrewkbrown - LibraryThing

A short, but rather good, novel. The plot revolves around three households in a valley in Australia where something weird starts happening. At first its shadows seen out of the corner of the eye and ... Read full review

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User Review  - DannyMorris - LibraryThing

Chilling. Every sentence is beautifully formed. The only problem was that it was too short. Read full review

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About the author (1998)

Tim Wintonhas published twenty-six books for adults and children, and his work has been translated into twenty-eight languages. Since his first novel, An Open Swimmer, won theAustralianVogel Award in 1981, he has won the Miles Franklin Award four times (for Shallows,Cloudstreet, Dirt Musicand Breath) and twice been shortlisted for the Booker Prize (for The Riders and Dirt Music). He lives in Western Australia.

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